Presentations

Major, T. Uyghur accusative subjects: Is Dependent Case Theory necessary? The 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. New Orleans, LA. January 3rd, 2020. [Poster]

Major, T. & *Mayer, C. A Phonological Model of Uyghur Intonation. ICPhS Satellite Meeting on the Intonational Phonology of Typologically Rare or Understudied Languages. Melbourne, Australia. August 4th, 2019. [Paper]

*Lehman, B. & *Major, T. Revisiting Hiatus Resolution in Avatime. The 50th Annual Conference of African Linguistics. Vancouver, BC, Canada. May 24th, 2019. [Paper]

*Torrence, H., *Devlin, K., *Lehman, B. & *Major, T. Wh-interrogatives in Avatime. The 50th Annual Conference of African Linguistics. Vancouver, BC, Canada. May 25th, 2019. [Paper]

*Mayer, C., Major, T., & Yakup, M. Wug-testing Uyghur Vowel Harmony. Presented at the 27th Manchester Phonology Meeting. Manchester, England. May, 2019. Abstract. [Paper]

*Major, T., & Mayer, C. What indexical shift sounds like: Uyghur intonation and interpreting speech reports. North East Linguistics Society. Ithaca, NY. October 5th, 2018.

*Mayer, C. & Major, T. A challenge for tier-based strict locality from Uyghur backness harmony. Formal Grammar 2018. Sofia, Bulgaria. August 11th, 2018. [Paper]

*Major, T., & *Mayer, C. Towards a phonological model of Uyghur intonation. 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Poznań, Poland. June, 2018.

*Özyildiz, D., *Major, T. & Maier, E. Communicative Reception Reports as Hear-say: Evidence from Indexical Shift in Turkish. The 36th Annual West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Los Angeles, California. April, 2018. [Paper]

*Major, T. & *Torrence, H. Wh Interrogatives in Ibibio: Movement, Agreement, and Complementizers. The 48th Annual Conference of African Linguistics. Bloomington, Indiana. April, 2017. [Paper]

*Major, T. & *Özkan, S. The role of logophoricity in Turkic Anaphora. The 91st Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Austin, TX. January, 2017. [Poster]

*Major, T. & *Özkan, S. Anaphora in two Turkic languages: Condition A is not enough. Turkish, Turkic, and Languages of Turkey 2. Bloomington, Indiana. November, 2016. [Paper]

*Major, T. Serial Verb Constructions in Ibibio. The 47th Annual Conference of African Linguistics. Berkeley, CA. March, 2016. [Paper]

Duncan, P., *Major, T. & Udoinyang, M. Verb and Predicate Coordination in Ibibio. The 47th Annual Conference of African Linguistics. Berkeley, CA. March, 2016. [Paper]

*Major, T. Uyghur Contrastive Polarity Questions: A case of verb-stranding “TP-ellipsis”. Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics 12. New Britain, CT. May, 2016. [Paper]

*Covey, L., Coughlin, C., Johnson, A., Yang, X., Siew, C., Fiorentino, R. & Major, T. (2015). An ERP investigation of the role of prediction and individual differences in semantic priming. The 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. Chicago, IL. October, 2015.

*McKenzie, A., *Major, T. & Eziz, G. Reference to situation content in Uyghur auxiliary bolmak. The 41st Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley, CA. February, 2015.

*Major, T. & *Eziz, G. The effects of prosody on conjunct agreement in Uyghur. The 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Portland, OR. January, 2015.

*Major, T. & *Yakup, M. A-not-A Questions in Uyghur: Ellipsis After All. The 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Portland, OR. January, 2015.

*Duncan, P., *Major, T., & Udoinyang, M. Searching High and Low for Focus in Ibibio. The 45th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. Lawrence, KS. April, 2014.

*Major, T. Causatives in Cocuilotlatzala Mixtec. The 6th Annual Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages. Tahlequah, OK. 2013.

*Dwyer, A., *Eziz, G., & *Major, T. The Development of Complex Predication in Turkic: Uyghur Light Verbs. The 87th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Boston, MA. January, 2013.

*Major, T. How to Make Things Happen in Cocuilotlatzala Mixtec. The 87th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Boston, MA. January, 2013.